Posts Tagged ‘John Hope Franklin Center’

March 2016: Work by CDS Faculty

March 2016: Work by CDS Faculty

Notable recent news and upcoming events featuring Center for Documentary Studies undergraduate, MFA, and continuing education faculty includes: + Mike Wiley’s The Parchman Hour: Songs and Stories of the ’61 Freedom Riders, originally produced by CDS and the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC–Chapel Hill, had its professional debut in 2011 at UNC’s Playmakers Repertory under then-director Joseph […]


February 3: Lisa McCarty Discusses “Transcendental Concord” at John Hope Franklin Center

February 3: Lisa McCarty Discusses "Transcendental Concord" at John Hope Franklin Center

The John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies and the Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts invites you to a lunchtime artist’s talk event with Lisa McCarty as part of the Wednesdays at the John Hope Franklin Center series. McCarty is a photographer, filmmaker, curator, and archivist, and an alumni of the […]


“Days of the Dead” Exhibit Opening on Duke Campus, Tuesday, October 2

"Days of the Dead" Exhibit Opening on Duke Campus, Tuesday, October 2

Days of the Dead: From Mexican Roots to Present-Day Practice in the United States, an exhibit co-curated by CDS photography instructor Bill Bamberger and sponsored by Duke’s Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South, features photography and video shot in in the villages of Teotitlan del Valle and Xoxocotlan, Oaxaca, during the 2011 Days of the […]


Talk by Duke Artist-in-Residence, Afghan Photographer Zalmai: Tuesday, September 18

Talk by Duke Artist-in-Residence, Afghan Photographer Zalmai: Tuesday, September 18

Afghan photographer Zalmai received the 2011 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grant for his recent series Walking in Quicksand: Afghan Refugees in Greece*. During a week-long residency at Duke University’s Center for International Studies (DUCIS), the artist will give a presentation at the Center for Documentary Studies on that project and others. The Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund Program created the […]


Hank Willis Thomas: Hope and Question Bridge Exhibit Opens at Duke

Hank Willis Thomas: Hope and Question Bridge Exhibit Opens at Duke

The John Hope Franklin Center for International and Interdisciplinary Studies and FHI will present a collaborative, multi-site exhibition of new and recent works by contemporary visual artist and photographer Hank Willis Thomas. On view at the Franklin Center Gallery will be the exhibition Hope, a survey show of seven major large-scale photographic works by the […]